Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes he’s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller – son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America ¬– travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his father’s new museum.
A House committee has voted for fast-track rules for health care legislation, the first step toward a decisive floor vote on President Barack Obama’s sweeping overhaul. The move will get the historic health care overhaul bill before the House of Representatives by the end of the week.
Democratic presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich is giving up on his second bid for the White House.
Many credit Howard Dean’s rise in the 2004 Democratic primaries to his campaign’s innovative use of the Internet. Now all the leading candidates are trying to harness the power of the web to get their message out, including Ohio Democratic Congressman Dennis Kucinich. Charles Davis reports from Capitol Hill.